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CA&E #20 in May 1957

FYI, today's blog post is from guest contributor William Barber, who gives his account of a 1957 Chicago, Aurora & Elgin fantrip on car #20, which still
David Sadowski
6:23 PM

Re: IERM and the CA&E Batavia Branch

1024 was one of a group of seven wood cars IERM wanted to purchase...among the others, as I recall, was a 2800-series Met car with a fishbelly underframe, a
Scott Greig
Jul 25

CA&E Mystery Photos Answers – Part 2

FYI, our 62nd blog post has the answers to part 2 of our Chicago, Aurora & Elgin mystery photos contest. Again, we have excellent submissions, but in a few
David Sadowski
Jul 25

IERM and the CA&E Batavia Branch

FYI I added a bit to my latest blog post: PS- Since there are several photos here showing the Batavia branch, it’s worth pointing out that this was once
David Sadowski
Jul 25

Re: [thegreatthirdrail] CA&E Mystery Photos Answers – Part 1

If there are errors, we can update the captions, thanks. On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 2:03 PM, David Church illinidrc@...
David Sadowski
Jul 24

Re: [thegreatthirdrail] CA&E Mystery Photos Answers – Part 1

Believe that Pic 31 is the Aurora terminal, not Elgin. Dave C Sent from my iPhone
David Church
Jul 24

CA&E Mystery Photos Answers – Part 1

FYI, our 61st blog post has your answers for Part 1 of our recent Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Mystery Photos Contest:
David Sadowski
Jul 24

CA&E Mystery Photos – Part 2

FYI, our 58th blog post is part 2 of our Chicago, Aurora & Elgin mystery photos contest. We also give a shout out to Bill Shapotkin, as he starts a well
David Sadowski
Jul 16

CA&E Mystery Photos Contest - Part 1

FYI, our 57th blog post features many great photos from the storied Chicago, Aurora & Elgin interurban, since it has been 58 years this month since passenger
David Sadowski
Jul 14

N Scale CTA 1-50 Rapid Transit Car

Hi, I've uploaded a photo of a test-print of my upcoming N scale CTA 1-50 series rapid transit car to the photos section of this group. It is in the
Keenan, Damin
Jul 6

The 2015 Trolley Pageant @IRM

The 2015 Trolley Pageant at the Illinois Railway Museum was a festive event, made even more special by falling on our country's birthday. For our latest blog
David Sadowski
Jul 4

Chicago Day at IRM

For our 50th blog post, we offer our pictures taken at last Saturday's Chicago Day event at the Illinois Railway Museum, which also featured a Milwaukee
David Sadowski
Jun 23

Re: Chicago & West Towns remnants

Yes, recall the Jewell Rd construction and the pile of CA&E tracks. I kick myself for next getting some tracks for my backyard. I am hoping Pleasant Hill Rd.
    Jonathan Stevens
    Jun 15
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    Re: Chicago & West Towns remnants

    These pictures are amazing! How far does the row go? Where did it start, and where did it terminate? I live near Jewell Road in Wheaton, and about 10 years ago
    Jun 15

    Re: Chicago & West Towns remnants

    Thanks, I hadn't thought of "rescuing" anything.  I might have to make a return visit there pretty soon.  Someone I know who has a business along that
    Fidencio Marbella
    Jun 15
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